Living in Shipton
Useful information and external links to support you living in Shipton.
The Parish Council meets on the third Thursday of the month at New Beaconsfield Hall at 7.30pm. Members of public are welcome to attend and there is time set aside for public comments and questions.
During August and December a planning and finance meeting only is held.
Meetings will resume face to face at New Beaconsfield Hall from May 20th 2021 as legislation to hold remote meetings expired on 7th May 2021
Dates of Parish Council Meetings for 2021-22:
|15th April 2021||Annual Parish Meeting cancelled due to Covid-19 regulations|
|20th May 2021||Annual Meeting of Council at New Beaconsfield Hall|
|17th June 2021||Parish Council|
|15th July 2021||Parish Council|
|19th August 2021||Parish Council (finance & planning only)|
|16th September 2021||Parish Council|
|21st October 2021||Parish Council|
|18th November 2021||Parish Council|
|16th December 2021||Parish Council (finance & planning only)|
|20th January 2022||Parish Council|
|17th February 2022||Parish Council|
|17th March 2022||Parish Council|
Parish Council work
Each Councillor has areas of responsibility:
(lead in bold)
Welcome Pack – New
The PC has put together a Welcome Pack for new residents to the village, packed with useful facts and contact information.
Blocked Drains and Potholes
Blocked and overflowing drains can be reported on fixmystreet.com along with potholes.
If you do report a blocked drain please also inform the parish clerk so the Council can keep a record of them.
THE PARISH EMERGENCY PLAN
Has been prepared to help local residents respond to major local incidents.
Download the Emergency Plan
The map on the Emergency Plan is not in an accessible format.
THE CONSERVATION AREA
Much of Shipton is designated a Conservation Area. All developments in the area are subject to specific additional conditions and all established trees in the area are subject to tree preservation orders. For details on how these conditions might affect you please consult the WODC planning regulations site.
A defibrillator unit is located on the exterior of the New Beaconsfield Hall on the east side next to the car park. This is accessed under the guidance of a 999 call who will give you the access code and guide you through the process of using it.
A second defibrillator is located in the phone box on Fiddler’s Hill.
Please see https://www.communityheartbeat.org.uk/tv
for training videos on basic life support and use of an AED
CHIPPING NORTON FIRST AID UNIT
No appointment necessary – this is a walk-in service. Open Monday to Friday 5.00pm to 9.00pm, Weekends & Bank Holidays 10.00am to 9.00pm
To treat minor injuries & illnesses that cannot be treated at home including wounds which require closing or dressing and infections which require antibiotics.
Burns & Scalds – Bites & Stings – Cuts, Bruises & Sprains, Ear, Throat & Urine Infections – and much more!
Chipping Norton First Aid Unit
Rear of Chipping Norton War Memorial Community Hospital
Russell Way (off London Road), Chipping Norton OX7 5FA
WITNEY MINOR INJURIES UNIT
This is a walk in service, no appointment necessary
Open seven days a week, 10.00am to 10.30pm.
Out Patients Department
Witney Community Hospital
Witney OX28 6JJ
Tel: 01608 648262
WASTE AND RECYCLING SERVICE
In line with most other councils, recycling collections are fortnightly and will alternate with the general household rubbish collection.
Food waste is collected weekly.
Recycling materials that are collected in wheelie bins:
Cardboard, paper, plastics, foil, cartons, aerosols, food tins, drink cans
Glass will be collected separately. The Council collects batteries, textiles and cooking oil separately.